Course Overview

Tabletop-role playing games, such as D&D, can be utilized within a therapeutic framework to support client insight, growth, and change. Learn more about this innovative approach to group treatment in this introductory training! This one-hour training will include:

  • An introduction to the literature that supports the use of TA-RPGs.
  • An overview of the relational and client-centered approach that supports social flourishing of clients. 
  • How to talk to stakeholders such as clients, parents, and administrators about common goals and approaches within TA-RPGs.

Following participation in this training, attendees should be able to:

  1. Identify the practical applications of utilizing role-playing games in group therapy.
  2. Describe the current theoretical and research support for this intervention.
  3. Discuss common goals and treatment aims for clients with clients and mental health professionals.

This training is designed for: Mental health professionals who are unfamiliar with TA-RPGs, and are interested in a basic overview course. For a more in-depth survey, check out our comprehensive training program. 

CE Credits: 1 CE credit for APA

Game to Grow is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Game to Grow maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

Notes: To receive a certificate of attendance, you must attend the training in its entirety and successfully complete a knowledge check. There is no commercial support for this training. The trainer has no conflicts of interest to report.

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